There’s a common notion in the Western world that African democracies should grow up to be more like their international counterparts. The US definition of democracy, inherited from Britain in the 17th century, is the model for others to learn from –
Uganda’s government has accused Bridge International Academies of “teaching pornography” after dozens of its schools were recently shut down.
South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar was allegedly refused entry into Ethiopia on Monday.
Rights groups are again warning that Burundi risks slipping into civil war and genocide, urging the international community to intervene in the “forgotten conflict”.
The UN has warned that foreign nations helping Eritrea to build a new military base are violating an arms embargo placed on the country.
When it comes to developmental goals, there are a number of African nations that excel. Last year, Business Insider told us six of the world’s thirteen fastest growing economies were African, with Ethiopia topping the list. This has been the general
A new study from Save the Children suggests girls and young women in Africa face more struggles than their international counterparts. The charity’s Girls’ Opportunity Index ranks countries based on five key indicators to measure the chances young women have of building
This week, the Gambia became the third African country to announce its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court in the space of a month.
Ethiopia is pulling more out troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), raising concerns over an Al-Shabaab resurgence.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has denied criticism that his regime is “suppressing democracy” for the sake of developing the country’s economy.
Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway […]
Sudan has sent more troops to its border with Eritrea […]
An independent body monitoring a ceasefire agreed by South Sudan’s […]
Ethiopia has banned people from foreign countries adopting children over […]
South Sudan is investigating a potential outbreak of viral haemorrhagic fever […]